18 June 2002
A PAIR OF FAMILLE ROSE COCKERELS
Each modelled standing astride a rockwork base and turning to one side, brightly enamelled with polychrome and gilded wing and tail feathers and an iron-red breast, the head with pierced beak, red wattle and high comb, some restoration
9½ in. (24.2 cm.) high (2)
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Compare the very similar cockerels illustrated by G. Godden, Oriental Export Market Porcelain, London, 1979, no.176, p.252.
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